Harmony Times

March 19, 2020

SCHOOL CLOSURE EXTENDED UNTIL APRIL 3

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott took statewide action Thursday by declaring a disaster and ordering schools to stay closed until April 3rd. The governor said the declaration may be extended depending on need.

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Phone Calls

Dear Parents,


As the school is currently closed please call the number below if you need information. Please leave a voice message and we will do our best to return your call.


682-265-8817

https://youtu.be/IJertdHpPSw

LUNCH

Harmony Public Schools is committed to meeting the food and nutritional requirements of every child in our communities while our campus is in closure for the COVID-19 outbreak. From March 16-20, March 23-27, and on Monday, March 30, we will offer free lunch and breakfast pickup options each weekday for any child -- regardless of enrollment status -- in need of a nutritious meal.

Meals will be served drive-up style and will be available for all car passengers under age 18, regardless of enrollment status. The meal pickup locations for our district are listed below and will be available each weekday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. You can visit the location you live closest to. During this time, children can pick up a sack lunch for the day, as well as a sack breakfast for the following morning. Please note again that children 18 and under must be present to receive meals.


LUNCH IS SERVED ON WEEKDAYS ON THE HSI (ELEMENTARY) SIDE.

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Assignment Packets

Dear Students and Parents,

Harmony Public Schools campuses are closed until March 31st. Our goal is to maximize learning during this time and keep our students engaged. Our curriculum directors have prepared two-week self-study modules for our students. The HPS Learning Packets folder is accessible here. Students are asked to complete the work and submit to their teachers when they return to campus.

If you are in need of a copy of the assignments and were not able to stop by on Tuesday, you can pick it up on Friday, March 20th, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm.

ONLINE LEARNING

Dear Students,


If you have access to a computer with an internet connection please check you emails and Skyward messages regularly as we send updates almost daily.


Many teachers have posted instructional materials, links to videos, and assignments in their Google Classrooms. Please log in daily and do your best to study every day.


Reach out to your teachers with any questions regarding the material and assignments.

https://youtu.be/jsH_YB8NepY

Tips for studying

1. Set daily goals for studying

2. Create a dedicated study space

3. Schedule time to study on your calendar

4. Keep yourself accountable

5. Actively take notes

6. Join the discussion

7. Do one thing at a time

8. Take breaks


( from Coursera.com)

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